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Bay of Pigs

  • By: Jennifer D. Kibbe
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

The failed attempt to overthrow the Cuban regime of Fidel Castro in April 1961 by landing 1,400 Cuban exiles at the Bay of Pigs had consequences that reached far beyond the deaths of 140 of the rebels and the capture of ...

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